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Service Manager

  • Location:

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

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  • Salary:

    £29211 - £35243 per annum

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

I am currently working with a national provider of mental health and substance misuse. Joining their close-knit team, you will take a proactive approach to substance misuse recovery.

As Service Manager, you will have responsibility for the day-to-day operational management of the service. This will include the management and development of the service, the financial performance, ensuring line management and clinical supervision for staff, together with holding a small client caseload. You will also be responsible for the external and internal representation of and the service.

If you have significant experience of direct client work in an alcohol, drug or mental health setting and are used to recruiting, line managing and supervising staff. All you need is the perfect environment to put your skills to great use then this could be the perfect opportunity.

To be successful within this role you will need to be an enthusiastic and determined leader, you will have a passion for delivering high quality services in a challenging environment. You'll need a professional qualification in social care (e.g. NVQ Level 4 or above, DipSW, Mental Health Nursing or Counselling) or significant recent management/supervisory experience in a relevant care setting.

You'll also need to be highly motivated and flexible with the ability to lead from the front and work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary partnership. A management qualification or evidence of significant management training is also preferred. An energetic and confident self-starter, with lots of initiative, strong leadership skills and excellent literacy and numeracy, a flexible approach, good office IT skills and access to use of a car for travel within the local area are all essential too

For your hard work, commitment, extensive skills, knowledge and experience will be rewarded with a competitive salary up £29,211 to £35,243 per annum as well as excellent benefits including 32 days annual leave, ongoing training and development and internal progression opportunities.

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